|Dread Armour Greggan, Or, The Bebop Show 18-ix-2013 - Ben Watson|
Two recent recordings made over the previous week caused Ben Watson to abandon a prepared script for this Late Lunch With Out To Lunch (his weekly radio show on Resonance FM since 2002), and spend a morning fashioning a show around them: his mother-in-law Sheila Lahr talking to his daughter Iris (8) in North Finchley about the Blitz; and Dictaphonist T.H.F. Drenching in a duet with saxophonist David O'Connor at the Hideous Porta club in Stoke Newington...
Keywords: Audio esemplasm; Ben Watson; Late Lunch With Out To Lunch; Resonance FM; Noiseniks; Ryan's Bar; Porta; Hideous Replica; Hideous Porta; Luke Poot; T.H.F. Drenching; David O'Connor; Lukas; WFMU; Edgard Varese; Charlie Mingus; Charles Mingus; Hall Overton; Art Farmer; Teo Macero; Ed Shaughnessy; Don Butterfield; Eddie Berta; Frank Rehak; Glenn H. Brown; Jerome J. Wolken; Liquid Crystals and Biological Structures; Sheila Lahr; Blitz; Iris; International Sweethearts of Rhythm; Vi Vigor; Vi Burnside; Rosetta; Bebop; Charlie Parker; Charles Parker; Bird; Dial; Ornithology; Deed Rick
The biggest names in Hollywood and Broadway recorded for AFRS during the war years, The American Forces Network can trace its origins back to May 26, 1942, when the War Department established the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS). The U.S. Army began broadcasting from London during World War II, using equipment and studio facilities borrowed from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The first transmission to U.S...
Keywords: AFRS; OTR; Serenade For Strings; WWII; Swingtime; Johnny Mercer; Mel Torme; Concert Hall; Lionel Barrymore; Webster Aitken; Fritz Kreisler; Patrice Munsel; Tommy Dorsey; Command Performance; Judy Garland; Virginia OBrien; International Sweethearts Of Rhythm; Ethel Waters; Jubilee; Melody Hour; Percy Faith; Waltz Time; Family Hour; Igor Gorin; Sammy Kaye; Hour Of Charm; Stan Kenton; June Cristy; Pat Friday; Nelson Eddy; Command Performance; June Haver; Desi Arnaz; Red Skelton; Hymns From Home; Guadalcanal; Sound Off; Personal Album; Anita Ellis; Martha Mears; Ginny Simms; Jo Stafford; Helen Forrest; One Night Stand; Woody Herman; Spotlight Bands; Eddie Oliver; George Olsen
|AFRS Jubilee! - WA4CZD|
The Jubilee! radio show was broadcast on the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS) and featured "Negro" performers. The dates on these files, show numbers, as well as some performer's names, came from the Jubilee! transcription pages by Carl Hallstrom & Bo Scherman: http://home.swipnet.se/dooji/jubilee.htm The Radio Gold Index http://www.radiogoldindex.com DB was helpful too. Any typo or error is mine...
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Jubilee; AFRS; WWII; jazz; swing; jump blues; otr; Lucky Millinder; The Delta Rhythm Boys; Jimmie Noone; Butterfly McQueen; Ida James; Sister Rosetta Tharpe; Erskine Hawkins; Lena Horne; Nat King Cole; Eddie Anderson; Jean Rogers; May Johnson; James Mitchell; Johnny Taylor; Louis Jordan; Joe Turner; Ammons & Johnson; Harlon Leonard; Teddy Wilson; Thelma Carpenter; Jimmy Rushing; Earl Warren; Cee Pee Johnson; Maurice Rocco; Sir Lancelot; Louis Armstrong; Art Tatum; Fats Waller; Mills Brothers; Thelma Middleton; Barney Bigard; Lionel Hampton; Dinah Washington; Golden Gate Quartet; Johnny Mercer; Timmie Rogers; George Burns; Gracie Allen; Cab Calloway; The 4 Seabees; Bob Crosby; Andy Kirk & his Clouds of Joy; June Richmond; AFRS Orchestra; Duke Ellington; Louis Jordan & His Tympani 5; Fletcher Henderson; Delta Rhythm Boys; Dorothy Donegan; The Charioteers; Eddie Green; Jimmy Baskette; Dorothy Donegan; Bob Parish; International Sweethearts of Rhythm; Jimmie Lunceford; Carmen Miranda; Maxine Sullivan; Eddie South; Jerry Lester Meade Lux Lewis; Hedda Hopper; Ernest Whitman; Joe Sullivan; Elmer Fain; Tommy Dorsey; June Richmond; Butterfly McQueen; Count Basie; Thelma Carpenter; Earle Warren; Al Casey; Ethel Waters; Ted Straeter; Gene Krupa; Rose Chi Chi Murphy; Sam McDaniel; Charlie Barnet; Eddie Heywood; Buddy Rich; Thelma Carpenter; Illinois Jacquet; Billy Eckstine; Coleman Hawkins; Earl Hines; Mantan Moreland; Slim Gaillard; The Loumel Morgan Trio; The Town Criers; Benny Carter; Kitty Kallen; Red Callender; Josh White; The Four Blazes; Illinois Jacquet Sextette; Betty Roche; Jimmy Durante; Helen Humes; Effie Smith; Garry Moore; Andre Previn; Joe Liggins; Hattie McDaniel; Ernest Whitman; King Sisters; International Sweethearts Of Rhythm; Ethel Waters; Johnny Mercer; Nicodemus; The Four Vs; Boyd Raeburn; Ginny Powell; Earl Hines; Ricky Jordan; Tommy Todd; Bobby Sherwood; Liz Tilton; The Modernaires; Cliff Lang; Herb Jeffries; The 4 Chicks & Chuck; Kay Starr; Andre Previn; Vivien Garry; Les Paul; Arv Garrison; Barney Kessel; Frances Glynn; Jay Johnson; Liz Tilton; Paula Kelly; The Modernaires; Stan Kenton; June Christy; The Four Blazes; Max Miller; Shelley Manne; Kai Winding; Judy Carroll; Woody Herman; Jesse Price; Dodo Marmarosa; Joan Benson; Mel Torme; The Saul Davis Trio; The Merry Macs; Gerald Wilson; Mabel Scott; Beryl Davis; Cyril Haynes; Joe Alexander; Earle Spencer; Al Killian; Howard McGhee; Ike Carpenter; Jean Louise; Corky Corcoran; Pete Daily; Martha Tilton; Johnny White; Freddie Davis; Eddie Skrivanek Sextette; Peter Lind Hayes; The Luvenia Nash Singers; Al Killian; Ish Kabibble; Hadda Brooks; Merwyn Bogue; Jane Russell; Roy Milton; Ernie Felice; Lynne Stevens; Ella Mae Morse; Jimmy Rushing; Gene Norman; Will Scott; Johnny Desmond; Peggy Lee; Jane Russell; Kay Kyser; Hadda Brooks; Frankie Laine; Frankie Soputo; Johnny Desmond; Howard Halburt; Nick Delano; Murray McEachern; Lorry Raine; Nellie Lutcher; Kid Ory; Ernie Andrews; Dick Kane; Eddie Robertson; Al Sack; Annette Warrn; The Crew Chiefs; Eileen Wilson; Roy Eldridge; Jesse Price; Woody Herman; Linda Lombard; Opie Cates; Virginia Ginny Jackson; Toni Harper; Jimmy Mundy; Nellie Lutcher; The Mello-Larks; Jean Byron; Basin Street Boys; The AFRS Orchestra; Georgia Gibbs; Herb Jeffries; Keith Williams; Jean Taylor; Jackie Mills; Stan Hasselgard; Rickey Jordan; Vic Dickenson; Kay Starr; Dave Cavanaugh; Ernie Felice; Frances Wayne; Laine Sisters; Matt Dennis; Jimmy Zito; Bobby Troup; Trernier Twins; Jeff Dane; Harry Lubin; Anita Ellis; Walter Gross; Sarah Berne; Doris Butler; Johnny Otis; Joan Barton; Barclay Allen; Johnny Moore; Jimmy Witherspoon; Anita Ellis; Ken Carson; Ella Fitzgerald; Bill Barnett; Tampa Red; The Velvetones; Bob Keen; Frances Wayne; The Neal Hefti Quartet; Jelly Roll Morton; Harry James; Helen Ward; Page Cavanaugh; Earl Hines; Connie Jordan Quartet; Mary Lou Williams; Ray Anthony; Michel Perriere; Georgie Auld; Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires
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